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Fragment of undyed linen with wool and linen tapestry

Fragment of undyed linen with band of tapestry woven with purple wool and undyed linen: a row of heart-shaped petals down center of band woven with wool on linen ground, along edges bands of wool with traces of fine linen oulining guilloche design. Ragged, some holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th-5th century A.D.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

55.1011

Medium or Technique

Linen and wool tapestry with eccentric weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles